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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
James McKechnie
Neville Mapp
Vincent Holman
Directors
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger
Screenwriters
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger
Running Time
164 minutes

The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp
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The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp

Plot
We travel through Major General Wynn-Candy's life and watch it unfold through his relationships with three different women. We see too, how his soldierly honour adapts as his personal relationship with the nature of war changes...


Verdict
A wonderful salute to British decency and a touching portrait of a friendship that bridges national boundaries.


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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